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Topic - Rion Brown
Joe McDonald hit a game-tying layup with three seconds remaining to help George Washington avoid a monumental collapse, and the Colonials beat Miami 71-63 in overtime in the opening game of the Wooden Legacy on Thursday morning.
Guard Joe McDonald tied the game in regulation with three seconds to play and GW pulled away in overtime for a win over Miami on Thursday.
The Marquette team that struggled to get past a 14-seed in Davidson and had to rally from nine down in the second half to beat Butler in its next game put together a shockingly strong performance to beat Miami 71-61 on Thursday night at Verizon Center.
When Larranaga is introduced before Miami's NCAA tournament East Region game against Marquette on Thursday night, the applause at Verizon Center is likely to be very loud.
"They had that confidence," said Miami guard Rion Brown, who was 2-12 from the floor.
Kadji and guard Rion Brown said Larranaga doesn't just talk to his players about going after loose balls.